The June 27 lava flow was about a half-mile from Pahoa Marketplace on Saturday morning after advancing 160 yards in the past day, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Hu Honua expects to resume onsite operations with a full team of employees and contractors before the end of the year, according to a press release issued Friday afternoon.
NEW YORK — Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.
Improvements to the county’s Hele-on bus system that were promised when fares were hiked in mid-2013 are finally taking shape, with new vehicles and more mechanics helping reduce downtime and late buses.
The school attended by a Waikoloa boy who drowned last Sunday is raising funds to try to help the family with funeral expenses.
Longs Drugs will be the next major retailer to close in Pahoa as the June 27 lava flow continues to threaten the community.
The June 27 lava flow continues to slow as it approaches Pahoa Marketplace.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third consecutive month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
Malama Market’s shelves were left mostly bare Thursday as lower Puna’s supermarket closed its doors in anticipation of the arrival of the June 27 lava flow.
Hawaii County likely will start the new year as the only county in the state banning electronic cigarettes at parks, beaches and other public places.
Police serving a warrant for contempt of court Wednesday afternoon made a bigger discovery — an allegedly stolen pickup truck with a bullet hole.
A judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to exempt state employees and contractors from county and state laws banning aerial hunting.
Gov. David Ige will make an appearance tonight at the lava community meeting to speak with Puna residents affected by the June 27 flow.
The June 27 lava flow was 0.8 miles from Highway 130 on Thursday morning after advancing 165 yards in the past day, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Hawaii Public Radio is nearing its goal of erecting a transmitter and tower at Kulani Cone on the slopes of Mauna Loa to broadcast its second programming stream, KAHU-FM, also known as HPR-2, to East Hawaii.
A Pacific Helicopter chopper lifts a new lifeguard tower as it works with the Hawaii Fire Department to transport the tower from Hilo’s Bayfront to Honolii Beach Park on Wednesday morning in Hilo.
The June 27 lava flow could reach Pahoa Marketplace by Christmas.
The Hawaii County Council voted 5-4 Wednesday to appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking a law that restricts genetically modified crops on the island.
The June 27 lava flow was about 0.9 miles from Highway 130 on Wednesday morning after advancing about 220 yards in the past day, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.